Thursday's Beacon contained an interesting tidbit in Bill Reed's column. On Page 14 (Bayside edition), Reed wrote:
"In a flier circulated in November among the members of the Virginia Beach Hotel-Motel Association, (Mayor-elect) Sessoms, a banker and former vice mayor, said his primary focus will be reviewing city operations with and eye towards cutting spending and jump-starting economic development in the city."
How do you cut spending and jump-start economic development at the same time unless you're thinking of issuing debt for a plethora of new capital projects? Why leaflet the VBHMA unless Resort spending will be a top priority of the program?
Can't wait to see this program publicly unveiled....